Bachelor Fashion Management and Communication

The BA in Fashion Management and Communication takes 18 months to complete on a part-time schedule. The course is conducted in collaboration with the University of South Wales

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The European College of Business and Management offers this top-up bachelor in cooperation with the University of South Wales. The studies can be completed within 18 months on a part-time schedule.

The programme starts in autumn and takes place on weekends with block seminars in Germany. The degree is taught in English.

After successful completion students will be awarded with the internationally recognised degree “BA (Hons) in Fashion Management and Communication” by the University of South Wales. The ECBM is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales.

  • Programme Delivery
  • Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Graduates

Programme Delivery

The Bachelor programme is delivered via Blended Learning. Blended Learning is a modern form of teaching, incorporating many different learning styles accomplished by the combination of virtual distance learning (e.g. student platform) and physical resources (e.g. compulsory teaching sessions).

The programme takes place on weekend seminars in Germany at venues of the Akademie Mode & Design (AMD) and allows students to continue their career or to complete the AMD qualification parallel after the fourth semester.

The content is delivered on 9 teaching weekends. In total the programme lasts 18 months.


  • Brand Management
  • Fashion and Industry
  • Fashion Media
  • Social Media & Professional Networks
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Successful applicants should be taking their professional education (e.g. a diploma course at a recognised school teaching fashion, media or journalism) and must have studied for at least four semesters after leaving secondary school. A vocational apprenticeship (in Germany or Switzerland) plus suitable experience can also be considered as an entry qualification for this course. The programme is taught in Germany, though is open to UK or other EU citizens. Please enquire if you wish to know if your qualification or experience would enable you to apply for the course.

A good level of proficiency in the English language is required as the entire programme is delivered in English.


“The top-up studies added real value to my Fashion Diploma; especially the knowledge about project management and current media developments, e.g. social media. Plus, the lecturers were always keen to introduce us to academic research and writing. I would recommend this programme anytime.”

Elena Schlosser, BA (Hons) Graduate
Associate Manager Fashion Content, Fashion ID GmbH (Online-Shop of Peek&Cloppenburg KG Düsseldorf)

Meet more of our Bachelor Graduates!

Key Facts

Next Intake: September

Study Duration: 18 months part-time

Teaching Locations: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and/ or Munich

Programme Delivery: 8-9 teaching weekends (Fri-Sun)

Credit Points
: 180 ECTS

Tuition Fees: £ 4,350

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Work and Study

The unique mix of different learning styles, called Blended Learning, is a modern form of teaching that combines e-learning, self-study and intensive in-class teaching seminars, aimed at professionals with limited time. The block seminars are learning opportunities that use case studies, group interaction and discussions.

As a student on the programme you will have access to our student platform at any place and time. Even when you are away you can access the teaching material, get in touch with tutors as well as your fellow students about group work and study questions.

In addition to the teaching material, supplied via our student platform prior to any teaching session, every participant receives access to electronic journal services with a broad range of relevant literature.

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The ECBM provides complete administration and tuition of the programme in full agreement with the University of South Wales (USW), which awards the BA (Hons) degree. The ECBM is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales.

The University of South Wales is one of the largest universities in the UK, with campuses located across Wales, e.g. Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport.

The successful completion of this top-up bachelor programme gives graduates the opportunity to progress to Masters studies.

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Alumni Network

Students can join the ECBM Global Network!

All of our graduates are professionals, consultants or managers in business, one in three postgraduate alumni are CEOs. Our network provides the opportunity to keep in touch, build business contacts and gain added value from being in a network of fellow business professionals.

Get more information about our graduates and our alumni network:

ECBM Graduates


The admission process starts upon your submission of the online application form along with the supporting documents, such as your resume, employment/ internship references, diplomas and certificates. We review and respond to applications within a couple of days of receipt. You will then be contacted to schedule an interview. The interview examines the data provided in the application and supporting documents, tests your level of English and evaluates whether your profile will meet the demands of the programme.

We encourage those interested in the programme to apply as early as possible given the limited number of places on the programme.

We are very pleased to advise you if you want to check if you could do the Bachelor programme, simply send your CV and we can tell you very quickly if you will be able to do the programme.

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